The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop across southeast Virginia and eastern North Carolina. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. By Saturday, attention will turn to the central U.S. where a much more significant episode of severe weather is forecast.
Short range forecast products depicting pressure patterns, circulation centers and fronts, and types and extent of precipitation.
Medium range forecast products depicting pressure patterns and circulation centers and fronts
Highs, lows, fronts, troughs, outflow boundaries, squall lines, drylines for much of North America, the Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Maximum daytime or minimum overnight temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
Expected weather (precipitating or non-precipitating) valid at the indicated hour. The weather element includes type, probability, and intensity information.
Sustained wind speed (in knots) and expected wind direction (using 36 points of a compass) forecasts.
Likelihood, expressed as a percent, of a measurable precipitation event (1/100th of an inch).
Total amount of expected liquid precipitation.
Expected amount of opaque clouds (in percent) covering the sky.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Alaska.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Hawaii.
Graphical forecasts from the National Digital Forecast Database for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.